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It will also act as a spur to other restoration projects that will eventually dispel the ghost-town pall that has hung over the colonial heart of Yangon since the Myanmar government decamped wholesale to the stark new capital Naypyitaw in 2005-06. Already underway is the conversion of the nearby Burma ...
Instead, we must all build alternative futures, not just for Dawei society but Myanmar overall," the organisations concluded. The statement has 36 signatories. These include Dawei Development Association (DDA), Dawei Probono Lawyer Network (DPLN), Tavoyan women's Union (TWU), Tanintharyi River ...

Myanmar welcomed 3.44 million visitors in 2017, its tourism ministry has said, up from 2.9 million in 2016 - an 18 per cent rise. ... 4.68m that visited in 2015, but shows that demand for trips to the temple-filled Bagan, the floating gardens of Inle Lake, and the majestic Irrawaddy river, has not diminished.
... Initiative would provide transport infrastructure to areas of the Ayeyarwady River Basin and surrounding mountain areas, which are home to approximately 24 million people - almost half of Myanmar's national population. These people rely on natural capital, including forests, rivers, land and biodiversity, ...
Julian Kirchherr is a Assistant Professor (Sustainable Business and Innovation Studies) at Utrecht University. He has received funding for his research in Myanmar from the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), the Blakey Foundation and the Daw Aung San Suu Kyi Trust for Health and ...
Kalam, the Bangladeshi commissioner, said the people trapped in no man's land would be moved as part of a United Nations-supported repatriation effort to return the Rohingya Muslims back to Myanmar, though no timeline was given. The UN estimates there are roughly 5,300 people stranded between ...

MYEIK- Over K6 billion is being spent on the Taninthari River Crossing Bridge of the Yangon-Myeik-Kawthaung Union Highway. ... Upon completion of the project, it will be vital role for transportation access between Myeik and Kawthaung Townships in Taninthari Region and Myanmar-Thai border areas.
... incident in 2009, once." Locals are dependent on the water route for transport. The Chindwin River is the largest tributary of the Ayeyawaddy River. It originates in the Kachin State of. Myanmar and runs south before meeting the Ayeyawaddy River. Mawleik is a town along the banks of the Chindwin River.
A dam being constructed by Myanmar across a river close to the boundary with India has stoked fears of submergence and water scarcity among ... Dhaka is against the project, as Barak flows into Bangladesh from Manipur through southern Assam and feeds the Surma and Kushiara rivers in the country.
Many small resorts on the Dokhtawady River in Pyin Oo Lwin township, Mandalay Region, are still waiting for approval of plans to expand into surrounding ... approval, which is against the law," U Zaw Zaw Aung, committee secretary and Hluttaw MP for Mahar Aung Myay township, told The Myanmar Times.
... army (KIA) in Sumprabum township forced over 1000 villagers to flee their homes, a member of a non-government organisation told The Myanmar Times on Wednesday. ... "The refugee camp and the Tatmadaw camp are separated by the Malikha River, and they can see each other," he said. "When the ...
Thailand's navy has seized 11 million meth pills from traffickers crossing from Laos via the Mekong River, a record bust from a communist state that is emerging ... they were made by the drug labs of the Wa ethnic group, which pumps out most of Southeast Asia's meth from lawless border zones of Myanmar.
Rohingya refugees who crossed the Naf River, which demarcates the border between Myanmar and Bangladesh, on makeshift rafts made of logs, bamboo poles and ... 25 January 2018 - Improved security and unimpeded humanitarian access in Myanmar are essential before Rohingya children can be returned from ...
Bob would collect old postcards, comic books, posters and stamps that he one day planned to donate to an organisation that works on preserving Myanmar history. In a short memoir which features in Opening up Hidden Burma, Moe Thet war says that Bob would collect these items because without efforts ...
THAINGKALI, Bangladesh -- Momtaz Begum, a 30-year-old member of Myanmar's persecuted Rohingya minority, was raped, beaten, and locked inside a house that soldiers then set on fire. ... soldiers shot dead her husband and children as they encircled Tula Toli's villagers on the river bank.
"Some Chinese businessmen have been running illegal gold mines along the Ayeyarwaddy River without the government's permission in Sunprabon. A lot of gold can be found in Mali Yang area. So, they have been mining the gold with gold rafts and bulldozers. Heavy weapons have been fired at them to ...
With her family and neighbours she then spent days trying to leave the country and cross the river into Bangladesh. "We felt we were about to die so we ... Eventually, Razia, Majioa and their children managed to get a boat across the water that separates Myanmar from Bangladesh. "Now we feel safe," says ...

The Ayeyarwady Integrated River Basin Management Project features water resource management institutions, information and capacity building, hydrologic observation and modern information systems, and Ayeyarwady River navigation enhancement for the channel from Mandalay to Nyaung-U.
Thailand and Myanmar launched a joint border patrol on the Moei River on Sunday to counter smuggling and other crimes, the online edition of the Bangkok Post newspaper reported. The joint patrols are aimed at preventing and suppressing human trafficking, as well as the smuggling of drugs and ...
China and five Southeast Asian countries have set goals for developing the Mekong River area, but experts wonder if the group can succeed. Leaders of the five ... Other members are Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam. ... tributaries - n. rivers and streams that flow into larger rivers. We want ...
... the Wildlife conservation Society Myanmar (WCS) is planning to expand the Ayeyarwady dolphin's protected area and will report to the fishery department in February next year, said U Kyaw Thein Hla, who is in charge of WCS's dolphin protection. There are about 60 dolphins left in the Ayeyarwady River ...
Japan's Foreign Minister Taro Kono has visited western Myanmar to inspect the country's efforts to prepare for the return of Rohingya Muslims. ... He visited a bridge crossing a river which returning Rohingya refugees will use and a government facility where they will complete repatriation procedures.
It is a country-level study to understand which river basins are most at risk. We recommend protection of Myanmar's key mainstream rivers including the Ayeyarwady," he said. "Hydropower development that may choose to proceed in a higher-risk area would need to invest more in their mitigation to protect ...
Their rights to fish in Thanlwin, Attrayan, Zami and Ye rivers have also been compromised even though they have always paid their taxes, said Nai Hla Myint, another local resident. He called for land ownership laws to be extended to rivers and protection of rights of Mon fishermen. ''The Attrayan River is ...
At the summit, the leaders of China, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia will attempt to transform Mekong into the river of peace and sustainable ... Second, China, which has vast experience in handling technical matters related to cross-border rivers, has at least 15 international rivers in its ...
A video showing an out of control tanker on the Yangon River in Yangon, Myanmar, has reached nearly 1 million views on facebook. The video (below), uploaded on January 1, 2018, shares very few details. People in boats on the river can be seen fleeing for their lives as the vessel drifts at a high speed before hitting a ...
It was clear that the dozen or so other passengers shared my enthusiasm. All those I spoke to were on the boat for a leisurely day out, rather than commuting. They included six elderly Sino-Myanmar men visiting some friends in Hlaing Township, and a young mother taking her children on the short trip to ...
The 30-page report, "massacre by the River: Burmese army crimes against humanity in Tula Toli," details the security force attack on several thousand villagers in ... enterprises, including travel bans and restrictions on access to financial institutions, as well as a comprehensive military embargo on Burma.
More than 100 Rohingya Muslims have crossed into Bangladesh from Myanmar in one day, with the latest refugees saying army operations are continuing in troubled Rakhine State, raising doubts about plans to send back 655,500 who had already fled. Scores more were waiting to cross the Naf river that ...
Myanmar was making final preparations to take back the first batch of Rohingya Muslims who had fled conflict in troubled Rakhine State, state media said on ... More than 100 Rohingya Muslims from northern Rakhine fled into Bangladesh and scores more were waiting to cross the Naf river that forms the ...
A study conducted by the Biodiversity and Nature conservation Association (BANCA) said that sucker fish are released into nearby rivers, streams, or ponds when they grow too big for aquarium owners. The fish, which have no value as food, are now found in streams and rivers throughout Myanmar.
Culture2All president Mr Mauro Salvemini dubbed it Myanmar's ... global art world, said Ms Gill Pattison, co-founder of River Gallery in Yangon.
"Our country is blessed with rivers. But we are weak in using those river routes," he said. Commodities flow mostly via road transport, he noted.
Pope Francis began a visit to Myanmar and Bangladesh on Monday, sparking speculation that he might add the weight of the Vatican to the ...
How did a Dutch family end up in Burma, now Myanmar? ... rail line was turned into a novel and then a movie, "The Bridge on the River Kwai.
Aizawl, Nov 24 (PTI) Assam rifles personnel and Light Infantry regiment personnel of the Myanmar army today started coordinated patrolling ...
"Life is moving" is one of around 60 works featured at the "Myanmar 2050" exhibition at Yangon's River Gallery on Saturday, November 25.
This file photo taken on October 09, 2017 shows Rohingya refugees wading while holding a child after crossing the Naf river from Myanmar into ...
Myanmar's history has also floated along this river. In 1885, the English, who had already colonized Burma's coast, set their eyes on the ...
Rohingya: Bangladesh is in negotiations with Myanmar over a deal to .... a makeshift raft cross the Naf River from Myanmar into Bangladesh on ...
A Myanmar government spokesperson could not be reached for comment ... who were gathered on a river bank, and then burning the bodies.
One of Myanmar's poorest regions, Rakhine State is home to the mostly ... the sandy bank of the meandering river that runs through Tula Toli.
In this Nov. 4, 2017, photo, three Rohingya Muslims swim the Naf river while crossing the Myanmar-Bangladesh border in Shah Porir Dwip, ...
A Rohingya refugee family cross the Naf River at the Bangladesh-Myanmar border in Palong Khali, near Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh November 1 ...
Rohingya refugees after crossing the Naf River into Bangladesh, near the ... For these men, ethnic Rohingya Muslim refugees from Myanmar, ...
A Myanmar boy pushes a bicycle along a flooded road in Pathein, capital of Ayeyarwady ... How many different ways can you measure a river?
Many say that they don't plan to return to Myanmar. ... Rohingya refugees cross the Naf River from Myanmar into Bangladesh. October 16, 2017 ...
'Phew!' I thought, as our humorous Burmese guide Ronald informed us that the last human beheading in an area we were about to dock up at ...
dams on Myanmar's Irrawaddy river could fuel more conflicts in the country ... The rivers to be dammed are important source of livelihoods for ...
A Myanmar drug suspect jumped into the Moei River as Thai police arrested his two accomplices in the border province of Tak on Sunday.


 

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